Monthly archive

August, 2014

  •  A Wyoming man accused of stealing more than 550 pounds of explosives from a U.S. Forest Service bunker near Red Lodge is seeking to plead guilty to a federal criminal indictment, according to court documents. Thirty-three-year-old Budd James Nesius of Wheatland was ordered to appear in U.S. District Court in Billings on Thursday for a change...
  • The Parks Board will be holding a Special Meeting, Aug. 13 to discuss and request funding for specific items for its budget. The meeting will be held in the City Council chambers at 4 p.m.
  • The following is the link to the agenda and supporting information for the Council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 12. Click on the item for detailed information. http://cityofredlodge.net/?p=457
  • The City of Red Lodge is in the process of adopting updated zoning regulations. The Planning Board has been working on revisions to the regulations since late in 2013. The City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed regulations on Tuesday August 12th at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. All are encouraged to attend and...
  • George Farias, 80, of Billings, died on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 at the St. John’s Lutheran Home after a long illness. Born May 17, 1934 on the family farm on Bluewater Creek north of Fromberg, he was the son of Antone Farias and Marie Kujath Farias. He married Mary Ann Webber on June 7, 1957 in Fromberg. He owned and operated his family...
  • Goran began paving Aug. 5, but was shut down due to rain. Goran resumed paving Wednesday. Once the paving is complete, Goran will complete the remaining concrete work and place temporary striping on the roadway. Goran has begun pulverizing Brewery Hill. The pulverizing is expected to be complete by this week. The week of Aug. 11, Goran will begin...
  • State Senator Jason Priest may have to hear testimony from his three children in an assault case if prosecutors have their way. Assistant Attorneys General Mary Cochenour and Joel Thompson have filed motions to have Priest's children, aged 4,8 and 9, testify against the Senator. Priest is charged with assaulting his 4 year old daughter, his...
  • St. Olaf Church is hosting a potluck coffee and dessert luncheon Aug. 10 at 1 p.m. Kim Wilker will conduct the services. Music will be by Ed Klessens and Terri Wilker. St. Olaf Church is located near the junction of Red Lodge Creek Road and Reddenbeau Road. Please call (406) 445-2267 for directions or search Reddenbeau Road on www.mapquestst.com
  • To the Editor, Conservation measures associated with the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act benefit Montana’s healthy trout populations, wildlife and the Montanan way of life. For those in doubt, please allow me to explain: I grew up paddling the pristine Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota. Since 1999, I have rafted and kayaked the...